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front suspension problems
on my 84 aspy. it seems that the front suspension dives too much tried adjusting suspension air psi & changed anti dive settings no change, what controlls the fluid flow inside the forks, changed fork oil used atf & measured the correct amount do I need heavier oil in the forks?
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#1 09-21-2010, 08:50 AM,
maybe new springs, they are 26 years old.
Progressives will work better
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#2 09-21-2010, 09:29 AM,
changing to 15W fork oil or maybe 20W would help but that's only i guess,could be your springs are just worn out and/or the bushings are worn too

honestly would just buy a set of progressives and start fresh,simple and easy since you evidently already know how to get the caps on and off
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#3 09-21-2010, 11:13 AM,
If the original springs have not been replaced, they need to be. I had the same issues and finally installed progressives. I went with 20wt oil, no air, and a new front tire. A world of difference in ride, handling and confidenance in the bike since I had encountered the dreaded tank slapper situation two times at 20-30mph. Still havn't let go of the handle bars but it sure does seem alot better.
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#4 10-06-2010, 11:13 AM,


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